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What To Expect In The 2013 Edition of The Guinness Book Of Records

By Meera Dolasia on September 16, 2012
What To Expect In The 2013 Edition of The Guinness Book Of Records

What began as a quest to find the fastest game bird in Europe has evolved into the world's most sold copyrighted (a record by itself), not to mention, most eagerly awaited book. The latest version of the Guinness World Records that amalgamates the world's most amazing, bizarre, funny and outrageous collection of achievements, does not disappoint. Below, are some of records you will be able to read about in the 2013 edition that was released on Wednesday, September 13th.

Can You Scream For The World's Biggest Ice Cream Cone?

By Meera Dolasia on July 2, 2012
Can You Scream For The World's Biggest Ice Cream Cone?

What's better than having an ice cream cone? How about one that is 13 feet high and filled with one ton of ice cream? That was what the lucky people of Gloucester, England were able to witness and even better, get a sample of, on Saturday June 30th, 2012.

Video Of The Week - Human Mattress Dominos Topple World Record

By Meera Dolasia on March 5, 2012
Video Of The Week - Human Mattress Dominos Topple World Record

It seems as though people will do almost anything to get into the Guinness World Records - create gum wrapper chains, host large tea parties, turn themselves into human torches and even, as was recently the case, topple over each other like dominos while lying on mattresses.

How Many Globes Can You Fit On A Grain Of Sand?

By Meera Dolasia on January 28, 2012
How Many Globes Can You Fit On A Grain Of Sand?

How many world maps can you fit on a grain of salt? Apparently 1,000 if, each one measures 22 by 11 micrometers, like the one created by tech giant IBM. In fact, the globe is so tiny, it only be seen through a microscope.

World's Smallest Teen Crowned World's Smallest Woman

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2011
World's Smallest Teen Crowned World's Smallest Woman

Since 2009, Nagpur resident Jyoti Amge has enjoyed the fame that comes with being the World's Smallest Teen. On Friday December 16th, she happily relinquished that title for another one - The World's Smallest Woman.

And The Decade's Top Guinness World Records Are . . .

By Meera Dolasia on January 23, 2010
And The Decade's Top Guinness World Records Are . . .

At the end of every decade, the officials at the Guinness Book of Records pick 100 of the best records in every category, and ask its readers to vote for their favorite one. Below are the results of some of the fun categories.

Video(s) Of The Week - Guinness World Record-Breaker Week!

By Meera Dolasia on September 21, 2009
Video(s) Of The Week - Guinness World Record-Breaker Week!

Last week, television show 'Live! with Regis and Kelly', partnered with the Guinness Book of World Records to allow contenders to attempt to break the records on live television. The show featured a new record-breaking attempt every day of the week. Below are the five videos of the attempts - while not all were successful, they are sure fun to watch.

Video Of The Week - The Scorpion Queen

By Meera Dolasia on February 2, 2009
Video Of The Week - The Scorpion Queen

Ms. Kanchana Ketkaew also known as the Scorpion Queen, set a new Guinness World record in December 2008, by spending 33 consecutive days and nights living with 5,000 live deadly scorpions.

Bao Xishun Is The World's Tallest Man - Again!

By Meera Dolasia on August 22, 2008
Bao Xishun Is The World's Tallest Man - Again!

It wasn't too long ago that Leonid Stadnyk, who is 8 ft 5.5.inches tall, snagged the title of the World's tallest man from Bao Xishun (7ft 8.95 inches) of China. However, this week, Bao once again regained the title he once so cherished.

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